Lord Thomas of Gresford

Liberal Democrat Shadow Attorney General

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (Code of Practice) Order 2020 - Motion to Approve 22 Oct 2020

    In the Attorney-General’s review, published in November 2018, there was a section on disclosure pre-charge. Chapter 5 stated: “The evidence given by almost all stakeholders to the Review is that early and meaningful engagement between the prosecution team and the defence is crucial to improve the disclosure process.” It went on: “This is not a new idea … but the recent increases in...
  • Armed Forces: Reduction - Question 22 Oct 2020

    The Service Prosecuting Authority is an independent organisation which receives its funding, in the region of £5 million annually, as part of the defence budget. Will the Minister assure the House that the Service Prosecuting Authority will remain fully manned and funded, in order to preserve its essential role in the pursuit of justice in the military?
  • United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion 19 Oct 2020

    My Lords, since I am speaking from Hayman House, my home in Gresford, it would be churlish of me not to welcome the noble Baroness, Lady Hayman, and congratulate her on her excellent maiden speech. On 2 October 2019 the Brexit Secretary, Stephen Barclay, told the EU Committee of this House that Northern Ireland businesses would have to complete export declarations for goods moving from...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1996

Currently held offices

  • Member, Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (since 20 Jun 2019)
  • Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (since 17 May 2018)
  • Liberal Democrat Shadow Attorney General (since 1 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Wales) (7 Sep 2015 to 28 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Draft Bribery Bill (Joint Committee) (11 May 2009 to 16 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Attorney General (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Shadow Lord Chancellor), Ministry of Justice (17 May 2007 to 4 Jul 2007)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Shadow Lord Chancellor), Constitutional Affairs (10 Jan 2007 to 17 May 2007)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Shadow Attorney General), Home Affairs (21 Mar 2006 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (21 Mar 2006 to 10 Jan 2007)
  • Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Non-Departmental & Cross Departmental Responsibilities (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Shadow Attorney General, Law Officers (Constitutional Affairs) (22 Feb 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Non-Departmental & Cross-Departmental Responsibilities (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Welsh Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (26 Jun 2001 to 8 Dec 2003)

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